Healthcare Systems Conference 2012

Healthcare systems, regional and comparative perspectives in Britain and Ireland, 1850-1960 conference.

University College Dublin, 8-9 June 2012

Convened by Dr Sean Lucey

Host: Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland

With generous funding from IRCHSS and the Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, UCD


Speaker Professor John Stewart (Glasgow Caledonian University) Title Health care systems in Britain and Ireland in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: the international, national and sub-national contexts Event Healthcare systems, regional and comparative perspectives in Britain and Ireland, 1850-1960, a conference convened by Dr Sean Lucey, at CHOMI, 8-9 June […]

Healthcare systems in Britain and Ireland


Speaker Dr Sally Sheard (University of Liverpool) Title The Roots of Regionalism: Municipal medicine from the Local Government Board to the Dawson Report Event Workhouse Medicine in Ireland 1850-1914: Comparative and Regional Perspectives, a conference convened by Dr Sean Lucey, at CHOMI, 8-9 June 2012 Summary The genesis of nineteenth […]

The roots of regionalism: municipal medicine from the Local Government ...


Speaker Dr Ciarán Wallace (Trinity College, Dublin) Title Feverish activity. Dublin Corporation and the smallpox outbreak of 1902 Event Healthcare Systems: Regional and Comparative Perspectives in Britain and Ireland, 1850-1960, organised by Sean Lucey, hosted by CHOMI, UCD, June, 2012. Summary When smallpox broke out in Dublin in 1902 the […]

Feverish activity. Dublin Corporation and the smallpox outbreak of 1902



Speaker Dr Steven Thompson (Aberystwyth University) Title The mixed economy of care in the South Wales Coalfield, c.1850-1950 Event Healthcare systems, regional and comparative perspectives in Britain and Ireland, 1850-1960, a conference convened by DrSean Lucey, at CHOMI, 8-9 June 2012 Summary The mixed economy of care is an idea […]

The mixed economy of care in the South Wales Coalfield, ...



Speaker Dr Stephen Soanes (University of Warwick) Title Transformation or stultification? The first fifteen years of voluntary mental treatment in London (1930-1945) and Dublin (1945-1960) Event Healthcare systems, regional and comparative perspectives in Britain and Ireland, 1850-1960, a conference convened by DrSean Lucey, at CHOMI, 8-9 June 2012 Summary This […]

Transformation or stultification? The first fifteen years of voluntary mental ...




Workhouse medicine in Ireland 1850-1914: comparative and regional perspectives Speaker Professor Virginia Crossman (Oxford Brookes University) Title Workhouse medicine in Ireland 1850-1914: comparative and regional perspectives Event Healthcare systems, regional and comparative perspectives in Britain and Ireland, 1850-1960, a conference convened by Dr Sean Lucey, at CHOMI, 8-9 June 2012 […]

Workhouse medicine in Ireland 1850-1914: comparative and regional perspectives


Irish Hospital Sweepstakes, 1970. Courtesy of Marie Therese O'Loughlin
Speaker Professor Mary E Daly  (University College Dublin) Title Can we speak of healthcare systems in twentieth century Ireland? Event Workhouse Medicine in Ireland 1850-1914: Comparative and Regional Perspectives, a conference convened by Dr Sean Lucey, at CHOMI, 8-9 June 2012 Summary The term ‘healthcare systems’, is a concept that […]

Can we speak of healthcare systems in twentieth century Ireland?